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MPI AZ cares about its members, so we have created a one-stop career resource for meeting and event professionals. Career Connections unites job seekers and prospective employers in a collaborative, easy-to-use career site. Another way MPI provides value to you!

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Available Positions

Primary Meeting Planner - WM Symposia, Inc. is seeking a Primary Meeting Planner supporting the Director of Meetings and managing the seasonal intern (December – March). General Planner responsibilities include, but not limited to: Hotel and vendor contracting, venue/site selection, housing/hotel block management, management of food & beverage, ICW meetings, audio visual/internet, website management, mobile app and social media management, creation of marketing pieces, overall meeting/conference logistics. A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in meeting/conference planning. A CMP designation is preferred, but not required. Please email resume to Melanie Ravalin, CMP, melanie@wmarizona.org. To apply and see specific job details, please click on "View Details..."

Sales Coordinator - Hello! Arizona is hiring multiple entry level positions to assist the Account Executive with various sales functions such as generating proposals and client contracts, daily interaction with vendors confirming availability, pricing of venues, tours etc., and overseeing the day to day administrative needs of the Account Executive. A candidate must be professional, motivated, detail oriented, customer service oriented, well organized and able to multi-task well under pressure. Must have excellent phone & computer skills along with strong oral and written communication. Please email resume to Tait Moline, tmoline@hello-dmc.com. To apply and see specific job details, please click on "View Details..."

Positions Wanted

View ResumeLaurel Pendle - A high energy, "Wonder Woman of sorts" with over 25 years of PR/Sales and Marketing Experience is seeking new opportunities locally. Strategic thinker, opinion leader, planner and key relationship builder are essential "powers" that make her unbeatable in the field. Other indispensable "superhero" strengths are as follows:
* Hotel Sales & Marketing Professional (Group and FIT)
* Media/ Advertising/ Video Production/ Public Relations
* Business Development/Community Outreach
* Certified Meeting and Events Professional
* Independent and Flexible (Remote and Telework Experience)
* Contract & Vendor Negotiations Expert
* International Business Background
* Ability to engage, promote, educate and persuade
* Strong business contacts in corporate and non-profit sectors

Contact Laurel Pendle for more information.

Lindsey Dedina - Lindsey could be called the most passionate individual in Arizona's tourism industry. Her energy and enthusiasm for connecting individuals and companies in our field is second to none. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in tourism development and management from Arizona State University. Realizing the importance of continuing education, she also secured her certificate in convention sales and meeting planning at the same time. She has a passion for events and exceeding event goals through her attention to detail, determination and contagious energy. Lindsey can be contacted at lindsey.dedina@hotmail.com.

Jacqueline Pacheco - My name is Jacqueline Pacheco. My attention to the meticulous details and abilities to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines will allow me to have great success in any event position. I am a fast learner, a quick thinker and have excellent skills in multitasking. Some of my greatest strengths are my leadership, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. I can be contacted at rosalialoume@gmail.com.

Jason Pierre - Being motivated and detail oriented throughout my life only prepared me for my career. An event planner is what I have worked towards since a very young age. Having taken the time to go to college, practice event planning while working for employers, and applying to industry organizations to better train my craft and give me the ability to network with others in the industry.
I can be contacted at eventsbypierre@gmail.com.

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